Aluminum signs are great for indoor signage or outdoor usage. They are rust-proof, weatherproof, and designed to last. Custom shapes and sizes are also available!
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Cleaning custom metal signs is straightforward. Keeping your aluminum signs clean will extend the lifespan of your metal prints to their full potential. Here's a list of items you'll need, along with an article for further reading on How to Clean Metal Prints.
The physical weight of .032" aluminum sign is 0.4468 lbs per ft.². The formula for weight calculation on your custom metal signs can be figured by multiplying your length x width divided by 144 = Your Physical Weight.
Dibond is a trademarked brand of aluminum composite material. Dibond signs comprise two sheets of aluminum, reinforced plastic core, or PVC with a layer of polyethylene sandwiched in between. The front, back, and polyethylene core have been sealed with an adhesive, creating a tight, long-lasting bond. Read more about What you need to know about Dibond signs.
Yes, aluminum is water, rust and weather proof. Custom metal signs can withstand all weather elements and will hold up well without fading even after years of indoor or outdoor use.
Yes, drill holes go all the way through the board. Pre-drilled holes are designed with screws and bolts to secure the custom metal sign safely to a pole or wall.
Drill holes are .25" and placed .75" on center from each corner the option is selected. Immediately after you purchase your custom metal sign, you will upload your graphics and see a visual representation of the holes in the online proofing stage.
Yes, you can. While aluminum material is fairly easy to drill through with the proper home drill and metal drill bits, it is not recommended.
A standoff looks like a complicated version of a screw, and it is. It’s a separator that’s threaded. What are standoffs? They come in different lengths to raise one material over another. They consist of a wall screw, barrel, and cap, usually made of aluminum. Please take a closer look in detail with images at our blog post.
Standoff holes are .41" and placed .75" on center from each corner the option is selected. Immediately after your purchase, you will upload your graphics and see a visual representation of the standoff holes in the online proofing stage.
Rounded corners refer to the finish of the physical board itself. The edges will have a nice straight cut finish without rounded corners, where round allows smooth rounded corners. The measurements refer to the corners' severity or degrees (radial bend). Rounded corner sizes from less to more dramatic corners;
A Cut option is not required; it is a unique finishing option for shapes other than squares or rectangles. Here is a list of Cut options styles;
No, custom aluminum signs do not have a matte finish, but the ink does appear matte. We do have an option for a UV gloss finish. The gloss coating option will give your custom metal signs an additional UV-protected coating that further protects the UV-cured inks against the sun. However, your custom metal signs will still appear shiny even when the gloss is NOT selected.
Everything Foam Core Print offers is manufactured to spec or "custom to order," meaning the clients selects the exact finish size of a custom aluminum sign down to 100th of an inch. You can order aluminum signs as small as 4x4" and as large on one sheet at 48x96".
The custom aluminum signs standard turn around option is 3 business days and is based on the approval of the art file for the order, not the time of purchase. We do offer next day turnaround as well as same day production. The cut off time for production of aluminum signs to begin is 10am PST for "standard" 3 day turnaround, 8am for next day & same day production. The website is fully automated and will generate pricing when you add items to cart so the best way to get pricing is to add all items to your cart and "proceed to checkout" to update your zip code for shipping & turnaround options for grand total pricing.
You will need to place the order for your custom metal signs and fully complete the transaction. Once the order has been placed, you will be directed to the Upload Artwork page. From there, you will be able to upload your artwork and view the pre-proof.
In proofing, you can scale, stretch, and adjust the file to fit if any scaling is needed. If everything looks great, go ahead and send your artwork to print, and production will begin. You can remove and upload as many times as you like; production will not start until you approve the proofs.
File types accepted: Photoshop (PSD, TIFF, EPS, PDF, JPEG, PNG, SVG) Illustrator (AI, PDF, with all fonts outlined) Any other graphic program capable of creating a PDF, TIFF, EPS, JPEG, PNG, SVG file. Our preferred file format is a Print-ready Vector PDF set up in CMYK with bleed.
Great question! We now offer a FREE ONLINE DESIGN TOOL its very easy to use and it will allow you to upload aluminum signs designs and create vector files that print flawlessly. As an additional option we do have an in house professional designers and graphics team that can help create the design of your dream, start a chat or email firstname.lastname@example.org the details of your requests to schedule a phone call to go over pricing and the final details.
Great question! Please DO NOT send art files to print if you have any questions about your online proofs. Please contact us via live chat, email at email@example.com, or call 855-465-7744 before sending files to print. There is a 10 min window approved proofs can be removed and taken out of the production line; clients can remove approved art files within the 10 min window from the user dashboard in the order history tab.
There is a 10 min window after proofs are approved where they can be removed and taken out of the production line; clients can remove any approved art files within the 10 minutes of approval of that specific art file.
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